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, though, to portland, seattle, salt lake city and helena. up to a foot of snow in the northern rockies, cascades and sierra nevada. a big cooldown in the midwest. scattered showers and thunderstorms in the carolinas, atlanta and new orleans. >> 50s in the northeast. mostly 40s in the midwest. denver hovering near 70, 25 degrees above normal. just shy of 80 in phoenix. >>> when we come back this morning, home sweet home prices. the housing market is really on a roll. >>> and then, something fishy. a taste test of some genetically-modified salmon. it could be headed to your dinner plate. but it's nothing found in nature. >>> and the dog that found itself on some very thin ice. and the rescuers, though, who raced to save him. >>> welcome back, everyone. there's another sign this morning that the housing market is recovering. home prices in october were up more than 6% from a year earlier, the biggest yearly gain in more than six years. prices rose in all but five states. they were off just a fraction from september. but analysts say that's the end of the summer home buying season. >>> a c
of a seattle hotel tonight after being arrested for a bar fight. all that comes after this video surfaced. allegedly showing williams punching a target security guard. the 19-year-old guard says it started with williams giving him a hard time for selling his personal motorcycle helmet. and then it got physical. >> he approached me and the argument got escalated. and that's when he hate me. people are saying it's worth millions of dollars and he just cost me my job. >> the security guard said he was fired without explanation when the video hit you tube. police want the da's office to charge williams with battery. >> bay area shoppers are getting extra protection. christin ayers explains how oakland police will be out in force separating the naughty from the nice. >> reporter: it happens frequently where chelsea adams works. >> there's a bunch of little teenagers that will come and hang out and hit all the stores. i've not seen an extra police presence. >> across the country you see an increase in crime during the holiday season. >> strings of thefts and muggings have spiked over the last s
adults to own marijuana for nonmedical use. john blackstone reports from seattle that supporters wasted no time celebrating. >> three two, one! >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, there were cheers in seattle as marijuana officially became legal in washington state. an impromptu celebration was held appropriately enough at the space needle a seattle high point. did you ever think you would see this day? >> i certainly did not. i did not. kind of glad it's here now. >> reporter: the air was filled with the scent of victory. for those who campaigned for this night. although that itself is stretching the new law. it is not legal to use marijuana in public just like alcohol. and while it is now legal for those 21 and over to buy marijuana, it is not yet legal to sell it. the state still has to write rules for licensing marijuana retailers. >> this is the beginning -- >> reporter: washington voters passed the law partly because of the efforts of one well traveled resident of the state. >> i'm rick steves. >> reporter: who has hosted his travel television show was t
hundreds waited for hours for the office to open midnight in seattle to start handing out licenses. washington joins eight other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. last month voters approved a measure to legalize same-sex marriage. >>> also, this morning in washington, pot smokers celebrating the state becoming the first in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. midnight they started smoking marijuana at seattle's space needle which breaks part of the new law that forbids lighting up in public the law only allows people to smoke in the privacy of their homes. >>> traffic and weather together, next on the abc7 morning news. big day raiders day here, you want to know about game time weather, meteorologist mike nicco will have the full forecast. golden gate bridge unlike yesterday, dry. a little mist. we'll check in with sue to see how that is affecting traffic. >>> peyton manning brings his broncos to town for raiders day let's hope it turns out better than this for palmer and the silver and black. we'll be right back. good morning! wow. want to start the d
couples are able to legally marry. there are more than 140 people that registered to marry at seattle city hall. seattle mayor mike mcginn called in a great and joy is a day with a noose rights be recognized. >> we will be right back--a new civil rights being recognized you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. if you are wondering what happened to those instagram photos were trying to share on twitter you're not alone. >> twitter says instasgram via a direct link on twitter--has disabled: aggression with the social network if i. photos can be shared from the instyagram via a direct link on twitter but the photo is invisible on the to before. instead gramm was acquired earlier in the year for $1 bi
slate tech report >>pam: the state of washington has more than 200 couples lined up at the seattle county courthouse in to get their marriage lincenses signed. 77-year-old jane abbott lightly and 85-year-old petey petersen who have been together for 35 years were the first couple to receive their marriage license. a three-day waiting period is required before marriage licenses are valid. but supporters of same-sex marriage say today is an important day for their cause. >> also in washington state. it's a "pot party" in washington state. a new law -- legalizing recreational marijuana use -- took effect at midnight. the law says adults 21 years and older can now possess up to an ounce of pot. but growing or selling the drug remains a crime. still -- pot smokers preferred to emphasize the positive -- ringing in the new year with -- well -- smoke rings at seattle's space needle. >>pam: the aftermath of hurricane sandy is driving business in washington today. as the senate meets to talk about the storm's impact on transportation, the push for state aid continues from high-profile advoca
williams did not show up for an arraignment in seattle. despite all of the controversy, his manager says he's not retiring and he will continue his nationwide tour. >>> well, george zimmerman, the florida man charged with fatally shooting trayvon martin, filed a defamation lawsuit against nbc universal. the lawsuit is in response to several edited versions of zimmer plan's 911 call that ran on nbc in march. zimmerman claims as a racist. zimmerman claims he shot 17- year-old trayvon martin in self- defense. >>> let's go out to tara moriarty in for sal. getting heavier, tara? >> that's right. along 80, near the -- right along 88 near the dumb barton, we have some -- dumbarton, we have some traffic there. be aware of that. up next, let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see that the metering lights are on and i would give yourself an extra 15 to 20 minutes to get into san francisco this morning. those metering lights have been on since about 6:00. down in the south bay, 101, you can see traffic on the right- hand side of your screen. you can see the brake lights. those are hea
's leaving the business altogether. williams telling a seattle tv station this week he is retiring from stand-up. this comes after his arrest in washington sunday following a bar fight and multiple arrests on the west coast. the last three weeks including one right here in oakland on november 14. he is scheduled to be in court in seattle tomorrow. and you have heard this guy before? you say he is pretty good? >> yeah. he has been on shows before and he's pretty funny. i don't know what happened. >> it's been a tough couple of weeks. >>> let's check the roads. >> gianna, that's your job. how's it looking? >> not so good. we have a laundry list of accidents. first of all, on the south bay north 101 at mckee blocking languages tracked backed up. 880/237, we are starting to see a bit of a backup there, as well. if you are working your way north 17 at scotts valley road a wreck in lanes. chp on scene. south 101 at cesar chavez reports of a traffic alert now. major report on the northbound side, as well. chp on scene there. we'll get more details but
by the governor. dozens of people got marriage licenses at the courthouse in seattle. the state has a three-day waiting period so the earliest it can start is on sunday. >>> a federal government is taking action against the makers of a portable baby recliner after five infant deaths. this is the new model of the nap nanny called the chill. the consumer product safety commission says the device poses substantial risk of injury and death to babies. the company that makes it, baby matters, went out of business a month ago. >>> the temptation not to cheat on a diet is hard enough. now it seems though diets may enhance your sweet tooth. researchers from northwestern university found sweets taste much better when the person is cheating on a diet. yeah, a little drama helps party. the results show the more guilt that you feel the more pleasure you get from eating the treats. i think that's true actually. >> now watching them eat that i want some sweets. >> there you go. >> right? >> we'll get on that right away. >> okay, thanks. >>> it's 5:20. it's official. cal has a new head football coach. >> p
to pick up marriage licenses at the county courthouse in seattle. the governor signed the measure into law yesterday. the state has a three-day waiting period so the earliest they can start is sunday. >>> a new poll finds californians are more optimistic about governor brown and prop 30. after passage of prop 30, tax hikes, the governor's job approval rating has hit 48% now. nearly half think the state is going in the right direction since prop 30 passed but 94% of those polled believe the state's fiscal future overall is still a problem. >>> tax hikes pushed by governor brown approved by voters this year could slow economic growth but not for the long term. that's from a new study out of ucla which shows prop 30 won't derail our state's recovery. the proposition boosts sales tax a quarter of a cent and retroactively raising income tax for the wealthy. >>> a number of state lawmakers apparently like the cars the state used to provide for them. a yearling, the perk of a free car was taken away from the legislators but at least 37 of them decided to buy those cars the state was selling. but
cell on sunday. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> what a story. >>> now, to the latest twist in the controversial utah custody battle. a baby girl was put up for adoption without her soldier father's knowledge or consent. a judge ordered the girl returned to her father. and now, the mother is speaking out in an abc news exclusive. amy robach is here with the latest on this controversial story. >> reporter: good morning to you. this bitter battle over a 21-month-old little girl, between her adoptive parents and the biological father, has grown more complicated. the girl's birth mother is speaking out to abc news. tira bland says no matter who has custody of her daughter, she is still her mother. and she still loves her. >> her well-being is all that matters to me. i want to see her successful. i want to see her in a home, a good home. >> reporter: but the question of just who provides that home is now at the center of a contentious custody battle. bland's ex-husband, terry achane, a sergeant in the army, said bland put his daughter up for adoption without
retirement from stand up, i'm kind of done. >> reporter: williams was arrested at a seattle bar over the weekend and last night in oakland for hitting a man. when he appeared at the oakland coliseum his bodyguards carried him off the stage when he threatened to pick a fight with a fan. many at his show described his behavior as odd and they sued him. >>> los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa made the announcement today for the ports of los angeles and long beach. experts say the shut down costs an estimated $1 billion a day. >>> in news of the world tonight, in egypt more than 100,000 people protested outside the presidential palace in cairo. they call it the last warning and some of them actually breeched the palace walls. the protesters are furious at president morsi over broad powers. they want to force him from office just like they did with former president mumbarak nearly a year ago. >>> large waves and strong winds are battering a cargo ship off the coast of istanbul. the shift is drifting in heavy surf and there's black smoke pouring out. another ship that was carrying coal
. >> reporter: williams was arrested at a seattle bar over the weekend and last night in oakland for hitting a man. when he appeared at the oakland coliseum his bodyguards carried him off the stage when he threatened to pick a fight with a fan. many at his show described his behavior as odd and they sued him. >>> los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa made the announcement today for the ports of los angeles and long beach. experts say the shut down costs an estimated $1 billion a day. >>> in news of the world tonight, in egypt more than 100,000 people protested outside the presidential palace in cairo. they call it the last warning and some of them actually breeched the palace walls. the protesters are furious at president morsi over broad powers. they want to force him from office just like they did with former president mumbarak nearly a year ago. >>> large waves and strong winds are battering a cargo ship off the coast of istanbul. the shift is drifting in heavy surf and there's black smoke pouring out. another ship that was carrying coal sank in the storm. one crew member is confirmed de
. more than 200 couples were lined up at the county courthouse in seattle. a couple that had been together for 35-years, were first in line. >> "to be number one is really humbling, you know, because i think of all the people who have worked very hard and looked forward to this day. and to be here, i hope they realize, we're just a symbol and all of them are right behind us." >>pam: it will be three more days until they are technically married in the eyes of the state. that's because washington waiting period, before marriage licenses are valid. supporters of same-sex marriage say. today is an important day for their cause. >>pam: local reservoirs have seen a much needed increase in water levels since the bay area got drenched with rain. this is what the uvas reservoir in the foothills of the santa cruz mountains looked like just last week. at 13-percent capacity. kron 4's alecia reid is in san mateo, to tell us where things stand now, after our recent downpours. >> the reserves in the santa clara improved significantly. levels are still not exactly where they need to be. since la
charged with killing susie coe's. they were arrested near seattle. they're accused of killing coe during a crime spree in october after breaking out of jail. >>> investigators are looking into a fire that forced two san jose restaurants to evacuate. it was reported just after 9 last night at san felipe road, and no flames were visible but there was a lot of smoke at this restaurant. pasta pomoadora a they traced the source to a crawl space near an outdoor electrical sign. >>> a christian youth group in oakland, thieves broke into their van and stole luggage, ids and $12,000. it happened while the group was eating lunch at a restaurant. they were just starting their 5 day trip. >>> san francisco crabbers are even crabbier after an oregon fishing boat crossed their picket line. the locals are on strike. fish brokers want to lower the price of crab from 3 bucks a pound to as low as 1.80 but the crab boat association says no deal. things got a little heated when a boat came in from oregon with a catch. >> i'm just trying to move a little product to try to keep the wheels turning and keep eve
fights. >>> earlier on fox, ultimate fighting championship taking place in seattle. henderson won, his second successful title defense. >>> the los angeles dodgers took on l250 $250 million worth of payroll and that still didn't get them into the playoff, but it stop them from being big spenders. they are committing $137 to zach greinke, who started last season in milwaukee and traded to the angels. greinke is the top pitcher on the market this offseason and the deal reportedly for six years which breaks down to $24.5 per league. and the trade between the texas rangers and phillies. michael young a 7-time all-star is headed to philadelphia. young has spent all 12 of his seasons with the rangers. young who was the rangers all- time leader in a number of categories goes to philly in change for good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪
is dry right now but we are going to be doing a really, really good seattle impersonation. find out when it's going to begin and how about an outlook all the way through christmas? i have that for you coming up next. >>> baseball's biggest slugger makes a decision. was it with the giants? i'm dennis o'donnell and we are going to go one on one with jim harbaugh as the 49ers get set for their biggest game of the year. come on, smile. smile. smile. y wirelevers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> if we had gotten that high tide two weeks ago when we
of every in seattle. governors signed the measure into law yesterday. the state has a three-day waiting period. so the earliest weddings could take place over the weekend on sunday. >>> the feds are targeting a baby recliner maker after five babies died using the product. this is a new model of the nap nanny called the chill. the cpsc says the device poses substantial risk of injury and in some cases death to babies. the first two versions of the nap nanny were recalled after four deaths. the commission says it has received more than 70 reports of children nearly falling out of those recliners. >>> it's 6:20 right now. who has just been named head coach at cal. >> and it's an 18-foot fadeaway a buzzer beater that earned our play of the day. we have it coming up. >> very stormy weather around the bay area. lots of snow though in the high country if you have to get up there to ski, here's the snow report. more on your weather coming up. ,,,, at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helpin
williams also failed to show up at an arraignment in seattle to face charges he hit a man with microphone and threw chairs at fans. despite all the controversy williams managers say he's not retiring and will continue with his nation-wide tour. >>> police in mill valley have arrested a manager of an assisted living facility on suspicion of fraud, identity theft, and financial elder abuse. mario of novato is suspected of stealing more than $40,000 from a woman who lived at the marin terrorist assisted living facility. the woman has no family and her financial advisor noticed charges she couldn't center made. >>> the federal communications commission is pushing for a change in policy when it comes to the use of electronic devices on flights. right now the faa requires all devices be turned off during takeoff and landing. but the new york time reports the fcc chairman wants passengers to be able to keep using their devices at all times. he sent a letter to the federal aviation administration that says it will review the policy. >>> time now just about 6:19. tara is back. and more accidents i
legal in washington state. people smoke pot under the seattle space needle after the law took effect. technically, it's not legal to smoke pot in public anywhere. you cannot sell marijuana either. the federal government sent out a warning saying marijuana is still illegal under federal law. >>> congratulations. >> thank you so much. [ applause ] >> lus at the stroke of midnight, same-sex couples, like this couple of 35 years, earned the right to get married in washington state. dozens liked up shortly after the governor signed a voter- approved gay marriage measure into law yesterday afternoon. anti-virus software founder john mcafee could be deported back to belize. he was arrested in guatemala for entering, the country illegally -- entering the country illegally. >>> 8:49. the movie theater in aurora, colorado, the one that was the scene of a shooting rampage in the summer is due to reopen on january 18th. that rampage happened in july during a midnight premiere of the newest batman movie. 12 people were shot and killed. 58 were wounded. that theater has been going through remodeli
in this five-day period. raining right now in seattle to portland. not raining right now in sacramento and san francisco. but that will likely change as we get through tomorrow, at least tonight into tomorrow. yesterday, punch was pretty strong and you saw the damage from that. our next system about to come in. it will start in the pacific northwest tonight and tomorrow morning and eventually drift down to the south. shouldn't be as strong as far as wind and rain like what we saw the past three. also big issue with fog this morning across the great lakes, down across the southeast. very, very warm from across the eastern sector of the u.s., and with that comes a little bit of fog. >> that's so unusual for california, isn't it? a lot of times reporting there. in that area like that to that degree. thank you for the update. >>> congress heads back to work this morning as the clock is ticking down toward the impending fiscal cliff. talks, though, seem to be at a stalemate. yesterday with just 29 days until tax hikes and deep spending cuts kick in. both republicans and the democrats were running t
california. showers in portland, seattle, salt lake city, billings. heavy mountain snow, colder in the middle of the country. scattered showers from the gulf coast to the nation's capital. 60s in atlanta and dallas. 30s from fargo to the twin cities. 50s in the northern rockies. >>> and since it is the holiday season and all about the gift giving, all that good stuff about to get under way, we thought we would make this our "favorite story of the day." >> it centers on 9-year-old tyler scott who thought he was attending just another assembly at his philadelphia area school. well, tyler's mother is in the army. she's been in kuwait for nine months. >> his principal called tyler on stage to help open a gift from his mom. turns out the gift was his mom. tyler thought she wasn't coming home until the end of the month. so imagine that great moment right there. his dad also, in the service, as well. good to see those. >> the whole assembly was about students coping with military parents. that's -- great news. >> merry christmas, enjoy. >> yes. >>> all right. coming up, booze to go. a new place to s
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